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the role of first lady. >>> britain's newest royal couple, william and catherine are in california today, from ponies to celebrities, it promises to be a very busy day. >>> and the final shuttle has been launched into space. we will look ahead to what's next for nasa. >>> we begin this morning with the death of former first lady betty ford. she was 93 years old. ford was surrounded by family when she passed away last night. she became first lady back in 1974 when her husband gerald ford took over following the resignation of richard nixon. her greatest legacy may be the contribution she made against the battle against addiction. here what is president obama had to say about her passing. he says today we take comfort in the knowledge that betty and her husband former president gerald ford are together once more. michele and i send our thoughts and prayers to their children, michael, john, steven and susan. and this from flansy reagan. i was deeply saddened this afternoon when i heard of betty ford's death. she has been an inspiration to so many through her efforts to educate women about b
"atlantis," the final launch of the nasa shuttle program. >> brown: britain's "news of the world" scandal expands, and ray suarez explores its impact on both journalism and politics. >> lehrer: tom bearden has the latest on the exxon pipeline rupture that gushed thousands of gallons of crude oil into a montana river. >> it's been a week since the silver tip pipeline released oil into the yellowstone river. but it may be months before they know how much damage is actually been done. >> brown: and david brooks and ruth marcus analyze the week's news. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> well, the best companies are driven by new ideas. >> our future depends on new ideas. we spend billions on advanced technologies. >> it's all about investing in the future. >> we can find new energy-- more cleaner, safer and smarter. >> collaborating with the best in the field. >> chevron works with the smartest people at leading universities and tech companies. >> and yet, it's really basic. >> it's paying off every day. the william a
: but "the news of the world" w w, which is why the famous and the powerful in britain have feared and loathed the tabloid for years. case in point? remember when sarah ferguson was caught selling access to prince andrew? >> 500,000 pounds when you can, to me -- open doors. reporter: and this headline. when prince harry angered his girlfrfrnd by visiting a strip club. how did the paper know? they eavesdropped on the prince's voicemail. >> you have to get the story at all costs. you go and do anything. >> reporter: even breaking the law? >> absolutely breaking the law. >> reporter: at least symbolically here in britain, it is the queen that prime ministers report to. what this scandal, suppressed for so long, is revealing is that rupert murdoch is the one who's really had their ear. every prime minister here for the last 30 years has needed the endorsement of murdoch and his media empire to win election. >> i think it's reasonable for any of us to observe that the murdoch corporation has too much power. >> reporter: outside "the news of the world" offices today, some celebrated the
outside of britain, then people may watch fox stations less. they may read news corporation's newspapers less. that could have lasting repercussions. >> reporter: another former editor of "the news of the world," is rebecca brooks, now murdoch's editor in britain. she still has her job, despite calls for a dismissal. she said the paper had to be killed quickly. >> eventually, it will come out, why things went wrong and who was responsible. and that will be -- that will be another very, very difficult moment in this company's history. >>>>eporter: with a comment like that, it is clear the scandal will not be dying with the paper. it's fair to say there's a lot of reporters, managers, politicians and police, wondering if and when they will be facing criminal charges. david? >> jeffrey kofman in london. jeffrey, thank you. >>> while the closing of that british newspaper is the headline dominating the news in london, it's a part of britain making headlines here. the future king and queen are in this country. british royalty meeting hollywood royalty tonight. prince william and kate are in so
in the news scandal in britain. british prime minister david cram ron turned himself in. he was released though. he was editor at the time of the scandal before being hired by cameron. he quit his government job earlier this year. employees of the tabloid newspaper hacked into the voice account of a murdered girl and erased messages. this week owner rupert murdoch shut down the paper. >>> we ask that each of you join the athletics, texas rangers and all of major league baseball, as we observe a silent moment of reflection and respect for brownwood texas firefighter s n shannon stone. >> shannon stone was a firefighter from brownsville, texas, who fell to his death from the stands at a texas rangers baseball game earlier this week. he was trying to catch a ball for his 6-year-old son that was in the stands by one of the rangers players. stone was honored with a moment of silence last night. the rangers set up a memorial fund for his family. so sad. >>> a fan who flu across can country has been indicted. nigerian is being charged with being a stowaway for trying to enter a secure area at
of britain. the newspaper that tapped into the voice mail of the widows of former soldiers and other victims. it's going to close tomorrow. a key aide to the british prime minister is arrested in relation to the investigation. >>> we have the story of one lucky kitten. it was thrown out of a car in the verazano bridge here in new york. a driver who saw the whole thing was able to rescue the little guy. that hero driver is in the studio. so is that little kitten that he saved. wow is he cute? >> you love the outcome. but the horrible thought of someone tossing a cat out the window. we want to begin with the death of betty ford, the former first lady helped sparked some important conversations in this country. died in california on friday, she was 93. in a statement president obama called for a powerful advocate for womens rights. because of ford's leadership, many lives were saved. brian williams looks back on her life. >>> we got to know her all over again during the week of mourning for president gerald ford, her strength and dignity still intact 30 years after leaving the white house. >> i
the color. it's a beautiful day. it's the warmest day here. >> the warmest day in britain for five days. you brought the heat, lady. >> yes. >> what i'm fascinated with your new album the fact you took this year off. this is a woman who has worked so hard in the way that your parents did before you. when you have this year off, what did you learn about yourself? >> i learned a lot about myself. the biggest thing i learned is i love to perform. i love music. i love what i do. i love singing in the studio and writing songs and coming up with video treatments to the point that during that year i do not count the 72 songs i recorded as work because it's what i was born to do and i learned balance. i learned the importance of taking time for myself and i was moving around so much that i had no idea that i really have 16 grammys, like i've heard that and i got up and accepted my awards, but i didn't realize what an amazing accomplishment that was. >> you never had time presumably. it's just this treadmill. the more successful you get the less time you have to enjoy anything. >> exactly. >> so fina
hacking of murder and terror victims the owner of britain's biggest tabloid takes extraordinary action. and a defense attorney for casey anthony tells about the first thing that came to mind when he heard the words not guilty. you're in the situation room. or. introducing the schwab mobile app. it's schwab at your fingertips wherever, whenever you want. one log in lets you monitor all of your balances and transfer between accounts, so your money can move as fast as you do. check out your portfolio, track the market with live updates. and execute trades anywhere and anytime the inspiration hits you. even deposit checks right from your phone. just take a picture, hit deposit and you're done. open an account today and put schwab mobile to work for you. woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. the motorola expert from sp
: next cocktail reception at the garden at the house of britain's consul general. the duchgs of cambridge wearing a green silk dress by diane von first tenburg joined h h husband, the prince to talk with celebrities including david beckham. later today, the royals will head for a little polo. fans paying between $400 and $4 you,000 at the charity tournament then off to downtown l.a. to pay tribute to british film and a chanceo rub elbows with hollywood star, hom tanks and nicole kidman among the guests. >> suddenly this young couple comes into town and has sort of stolen the limelight. >> reporter: tonight at this historic theater the royal couple will join with the british academy of film and television arts to recognize future british stars. >> it's going to be a fabulous event to introduce 42 brits who we think are going to be names that you'll hear a lot more ofof >> this is originallll-- >> like gareth edwards first time feature director of "monsters," the british cult hit. he hopes prince william could star in his next suit. >> i'll scan him for measurements. is it treason to say th
's going to be all right. >> birds and fenway and this was ugly from the beginning. britain the big poppy with a three-run shot to right. and it didn't get any better for the birds. britain gave up seven runs. in the last 115 days, we've seen the last shuttle launch. you've heard osama bin laden getting killed and we had the royal wedding. you haven't seen a glimmer of hope the nfl lockout will end soon. that is today. i guess it depends on who you ask. brian mitchell tweeted he's been informed by sources it could end soon, but some media outlets reporting that today was unproductive after an appellate court dismissed an order to end the lockout. >> we're going to continue to work hard to make sure that the deal is fair. we're going to continue to work and i hope we get this thing done sooner rather than later. >> and recently we've been hearing a lot about self imposed sanctions by university. maryland for practicing too long. today ohio state vacated all 2010 wins for their debacle and now west virginia joins the bunch. they had too many graduate assistant participate in coaching activi
close to home for david cameron who had hired a former editor as his press secretary. >>> britain's most famous newlyweds are on a whirlwind tour of california today. prince william spent the last hour playing poe low in california. he was warned before the match he wasn't a good loser, he seemed ready to try the american version of the game. his new wife catherine joined him at the match. max foster joins us from los angeles with the latest. you don't look like you're ready to play polo? >> reporter: no, i'm ready for the red carpet. it's awesome being in a hot tux in a blazing afternoon in l.a. the polo match just recently finished, and the prince won. he seems to be playing a tough game. the duchess is about to award him with a trophy. everyone's standing by for the kiss. that's what speculators are worrying about in the media crowd. they're going to be promoting young u.k. interests. we're not sure who the a-listers are yet, but it hasn't been denied that j. lo is coming, her husband denied that nicole kidman is coming. >> they've barely been in hollywood for 24 hours, but already th
because after tomorrow, no mas. the paper is one of great britain's oldest publications and has the largest circulation, but it could not survive a hacking scandal that charged some employees with committing high tech crimes with thousands of potential victims. r a paper folds because it doesn't have the circulation, not popular anymore, lost its luster. that's not the case here. >> this is the biggest selling, the most popular paper, more than 2 million copies every sunday, it sells. people love its scoops. they have been reading it, despite previous allegations that it had been hacking into royals and celebrity voice mails. but this time it went too far. it had hacked into the voice mail of a kidnap and murder victim, a girl, and the fact that they were not only listening to the voice messages as they were searching for this girl, but they were deleting her voice mails to make room for new ones so they could listen in to the new ones, giving her parents false hope she was still alive and potentially interfering with the police investigation as they looked for her. >> so rupert
the start with the all-star break. so that's a blessing there. >> the orioles and red sox zach britain's first career start at fenway, memorable, but not in a good way. with two on david ortiz takes it out of the park. he gave up six hits, eight runs, seven earned. ferguson enters in relief and in the 4th big poppy drilled him and just like john lannon ferguson would be forced to leave the game officially called a right forearm contusion. in the 8th things get fiesty. kevin gregg throws inside to ortiz. big poppy doesn't like that, makes it known and out come the benches. order would be restored but this was far from over. the next pitch ortiz pops out and gregg has a little more to say and now it is on. poppy charges at gregg. he gets ready to throw down. neither would land any punches. they both get ejected, a wild night in beantown as the o's lose 10-3. >>> nfl labor talks continued in manhattan and the eighth got a small victory. the eighth circuit court of appeals ruled to keep the lockout in place. the league says it remains completing a deal to ensure a full 2011 season. the oth
on the front page of the final edition of the news of the world. britain's best-selling tabloid is shutting down tomorrow after 168 years. today the staff assembled the final edition while the paper's website apologized for its controversial hacking into cell phones of celebrities, private citizens and the 13-year-old murder victim. the statement said quite simply, we lost our way. phones were hacked, and for this newspaper is truly sorry. >>> royal recreation in california, prince william and katherine take time out to play as the prince competes in a charity polo match. cbs' sandra hughes spoke with the royal family in santa barbara. >> reporter: american fans are loving the british invasion, the duke and dutchess are here in santa barbara for the prince's charity polo match. and curiosity seekers, including the famous want a glimpse. >> i've admired him from afar for years. he's lived his life with dignity, and just seems like a really good guy. >> reporter: pamela slaven and howard patropbe drove all the way from tucson, arizona. what is it that fascinates us? >> i loved princess diana
investigation. today a senate judiciary sub economy says it has asked smith to testify in december. >>> britain's prime minister has promised a full investigation. he was later hired by prime minister david cameron, revlations that reporters hacked into cell phones of victims prompted the shutdown of the paper this sunday. >>> this is new video of the royal couple arriving at their first event, it's a technology summit in beverly hills. their weekend will include a polo match and a dinner by a british film maker. >>> teens are learning new skills while making their neighborhoods more beautiful. a group of students started doing prep work for a mural. the homeowners have approved the project but the artists do get some creative license. >> once the kids start chiming in their own ideas, i want to leave it to their own expression so it becomes theirs. >> the group will paint different murals in different locations every weekend in july. >>> four of these windmills stood tall at san francisco's civic plaza. find out why they were taking down and why the city wants its money back. >>> and we have
for greatness and also pushes and support this project leaders to envision britain is in themselves. -- greatness in themselves. [applause] [applause] michellechu, 17, is a committed youth board member and on the youth empowerment advisory board. she is a college-bound ambassador in march from mentor school, where she is a wonderful model tutor. michelle is a responsible and motivated later working to bring you up voice to her community. [applause] nataliegranados, 18, has been a leader in the grenada movement where she had been in the budget crisis and have bravely spoken at the bourse supervisors. she has advocated for sense of participation and funding to be restored to our city's quality youth programs. [applause] [applause] roblin bonner, 18, is an outspoken member of the youth leadership. roblin graduated from downtown high where she was a passionate role model and advocated for youth to be more engaged in the political process. [applause] [applause] -- 17, pawlenty first single occupancy sro in the chinatown development center. he also wrote a grant proposal to create a bilin
france and britain, have also announced plans to reduce their own military presence. meanwhile, local anger at international forces is on the rise. villagers in the eastern province of host took to the streets to protest a nato raid they claim killed is 1 locals this week. the increasing number of civilian casualties is believed to be one way the taliban tries to broaden supports. insurgents targeted locations that were previously considereded secure. last month's raid on a heavily guarded luxury hotel in kabul lled 20 people, including the attackers. some observers fear afghanistan may not be able to control the worsening security situation without international support. >>> the dalai lama is visiting the united states. despite warnings from china, senior u.s. lawmakers welcomed the exiled tibetan spiritual leader in washington. the dalai lama was invited to the capitol on thursday to discuss a situation regarding human rights and autonomy for tibet. house speaker john boehner paid tribute to the nobel peace laureate, his dedication to human rights. even though the dalai lama denies
and destination. >>> plus, britain's royals on california soil. we will go live to l.a. . >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00 . >>> good evening. it is friday july 8th, i'm gasia mikaelian, this is bay area news at 7:00. another bay area fisherman is speaking out about his survival at sea. it is our top story at 7:00. we are live in sanoma county where the survivor told him the captain never issued an s.o.s. >> reporter: i have to tell you he has an amazing story to tell. i sat down with him late this afternoon and listened as he described the terrifying ergs vents of that night in the sea of cortez. >> i know how powerful the ocean is. it was not the ocean's fault. >> reporter: the 53-year-old dave levine says he has been in and around the water his entire life but never like last weekend. >> the water is rougher than heck. the wind, 15 knots of wind. the waves are breaking over our head. >> reporter: it was supposed to be a six-day fishing trip for a group of friends who are all experienced fishing man. >> i knew when i came out of my room. n
by britain, as they liked to do with their colonies, and efficient evidently the sailor came there and said palm trees, warm weather, and look at the girls. and he remained. that's the end of the second part. the third part is in response to the op ed piece that margaret mcpeek wrote in the chronicle and the letters, i don't know if you've read them -- you should pick up -- the letters that a couple of, you know, irish americans wrote in response accusing cousin mcpeek of not having a sense of humor. it has to do with these tee shirts that target has produced for the st. patrick's day parade in which mrs. mcpeek derided the fact that they were making fun of the irish in the united states, you know, things like i survived the kelly murphy family gathering, things like that. and they wrote letters poking fun at what i thought was a couragous op ed piece. so this is in response to the irish americans who don't feel the pride that they should. and please excuse if i manhandle the irish manner of speaking. this is a joke told to me by one of my friends. he said that an american, an irish america
communications director, also the former editor of britain's biggest selling newspaper has been unveiled by police. the former u.s. first lady, betty ford, died at the age of 93. she was the wife of president gerald ford and served as first lady from 1974 to 1977. betty ford was best known for founding a leading california clinic for treating drug and i call addiction. president barack obama said she left a legacy of courage for others. >> ladies and gentlemen, president and mrs. gerald ford. >> gerald ford once said that he was indebted to no man and to only one woman, his wife betty ford. as first lady, she combined grace with candor, a candor that was tested just months after she moved into the white house when doctors discovered she had breast cancer and if -- and performed a mastectomy. her frank discussion about the ordeal is credited to learning women about the dangers of breast cancer. >> women are no longer ashamed of having mastectomies. they talk about it. i feel that i have saved many lives. >> she was known as betty plumber growing up in michigan and she dreamed of becoming
if would be the famous and powerful in britain fear and loathe the tabloid for years. case in point. remember when sarah ferguson was caught selling access to prince andrew. >> 70 and this headline. prince harry angered his girlfriend by visiting a strip club. how did the paper know? they eaves dropped on the prince voice mail. >> you have to get the story at all cost. you go and do anything. >>reporter: even breaking the law. >> absolutely breaking the law. >>reporter: at least symbolically here in britain it is the quaen the prime minister report to. scandal suppressed so long is revealing that murdoch is the one who has really had their ear. every prime minister here for the last 30 years has needed endorsement of murdoch and media empire to win elections. >> i think it is reason for any of us to observe that the murdoch corporation has too much power. >>reporter: outside the news of the world offices today some celebrated the paper downfall. criminal investigation under way many more could go down with it. jeffrey kaufman, abc news london. >>> by the way, rupert murdoch
aspects of life in britain? >> it was a huge influence, and i think it's hard to underestimate. to give you an example of the influence that murdoch has had really over the last 20 to 25 years, when tony blair, the former prime minister was considering making a bid for the prime minister's decision, he flew to australia to meet with murdoch. he went to murdoch to ask for murdoch's blessing, and similarly cameron, the current prime minister went to murdoch and asked for a blessing before he launched his bid as prime minister. for a time in great britain, leaders in political parties have played up to murdoch, and there's simply no question his news operations have destroyed some politicians and raised others to high positions of power. >> how does that play out when we think about the power politically of murdoch can be in the united states? >> well, there's no question that the way that his news operations operate in the united states, particularly his fox television network, is at least somewhat grounded in that australian style, it is one that is far more partisan than is the case wit
of the world" as one other newspaper today asks whether there is britain's watergate. a story that began with few facts was doggedly pursued by a limited number of journalists, but now it's enveloping one of the world's most powerful men. rirchlg as the scandal that brought down one of his best selling newspapers threatens to damage more of his media empire, rupert murdock will fly into the u.k. today. some are even you suggesting his own son, james murdock, could face prosecution. yesterday two top former employees were arrested. an editor who once served as the prime minister's communication director, and a reporter who served prison time back in 2007 when victims included celebrities and members of the royal family. the claim that people's privacy was invaded, their cell phone voice mails listened to, described as phone hacking. britain's prime minister vowing no stone will be left unturned. >> that these people could have had their phones hacked into in order to generate stories for a newspaper is simply disgusting. >> among the 4,000 potential phone hacking victims whose names or nu
of so much outrage in britain over the targeting of terror victims, not just celebrities, why not get rid of it? and murdock is trying very hard to salvage a major media deal he wants to do in britain. it's a $12 billion deal and he wants to make this scandal just go away. >> howard kurtz will be talking again about the scandal in much more greater depth on reliable sources tomorrow, sunday 11:00 a.m. eastern. >>> keeping up with the royal couple on their whirlwind three-day visit to the west coast, california well, it's not going to be easy. prince william and catherine went straight from the airport to a technology conference in beverly hills. in a few hours west coast time, the prince will play polo in santa barbara and then tonight the couple will rub elbows with the hollywood elite at a dinner. >>> the final u.s. shuttle mission is under way. but nasa says it still has plans to send people to space. josh levs is back with us to tell us more about this. josh? >> hey, fred. nasa wants to send people to space in one of these. take a look. and also, how about sending some more robots
angeles. britain's prince william and wife catherine begin a trip to the u.s. >>> and hundreds of thousands of people are in spain for the running of the bulls. some are already hospitalized, though, after jumping into the fray. why do they do it? we will have the story behind the ancient festival this hour. >>> and you better keep an eye on your cell phone bills. many of them may be on the way up. find out why and which way customers will be affected by it. few will be. >>> today, americans are remembering former first lady, betty ford. she died late yesterday at the age of 93, her family by her side. ford was thrust into the limelight when her husband, gerald ford, became president back in 1974, after richard nixon resigned. she was known for her candidness on issues like abortion, equal rights, and her own struggle with breast cancer and drug and alcohol addiction. barack obama released a statement, "today we take comfort in the knowledge that betty and her husband, former president gerald ford, are together once more. michelle and i send our thoughts and prayers to their ch
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mess. how britain's prime minister is caught up in a tabloid scandal. >>> a gorilla mascot in ohio finds himself in a strange bit of pay back. >>> here are yesterday's winning lottery numbers. ,,,,,,, >>> welcome back, taking a live look at the harbor camera. still, a little bit of fog out there. a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. we'll take a little while for that to burn out of there. we have about 68 degrees. 75 on the shore. around the state, we'll see dry and comfortable air coming in. winds coming from the northwest, you'll have lower dew points. we have a dense fog advisory in effect for washington county and allegany and garrett county. only for the morning will we see that in place. we have 90 degrees and hot and humid. 65 degrees is the overnight low. if you're going to the ocean, this is what you'll see. there's a chance of thundershowers, but that's going away quickly. water temperatures up to 79- degree. were we'll have the forecast coming up in a few minutes. >>> back to some of the other stories people are talking about. british prime minister, david cameron is cau
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